School of Motion Pictures & Television
"Don't give me any money, don't give me any people, but give freedom, and I'll give you a movie that looks gigantic."
~ Robert Rodriguez
Academy of Art University has one of the top film programs and accredited film degrees in the nation. Whether you are looking for an acting school, film directing school, cinematography school, film production school, or screenwriting program, the film school offers every type of film program with motion picture industry knowledge.
Film programs with classes in
Producing (Film Production, Television Production, Commercial Production, Production Design), Cinematography (Digital Cinematography, Lighting, Cinematography Lighting), Directing, Editing, Screenwriting (Script writing for film and television), Special Effects (Underwater Filming, Film Makeup, Film Costume Design), Music Videos, and more!
Film Career Opportunities
Producer, Director, Editor, Gaffer, Camera Operator, Art Director, Set Designer, Screenwriter, Location Manager, and more!
Film Degree in the Following Programs
- Undergraduate Film Degree Programs
- Graduate Film Degree Program
Online Film Degrees in the Following Programs
- Associate of Arts
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Master of Fine Arts
Professional Development and Continuing Art Education
Reach your individual goals in motion pictures & television by taking non-prerequisite classes
Top Among Film Schools
Academy of Art University offers a film school experience that combines theoretical knowledge and technical know-how to create a program unlike other film schools. The online program is also very unique in comparison to other online film schools due to its hands-on, flexible curriculum. Whether online or in San Francisco, students begin creating their own stories from day one.
A Prime Film School Location
Located in San Francisco, the epicenter of culture and technology, the film school offers students an ideal film school setting. Not only has the city been immortalized in some of America’s greatest films, it is also home to some of the most innovative production companies and directors – Pixar, Dreamworks and Francis Ford Coppola, separating us from other film schools and movie schools. Academy students are encouraged to take advantage of this unique situation.
Cutting-edge Film School Facilities
Film schools should provide professional facilities and equipment, and ours offers the best of both. Film school students have access to industry equipment and two green screens.
Professional Film School Instructors
Innovative film schools like the Academy hire only working instructors to give students a real-world picture of the film industry. Film School students are prepared for a job immediately after graduating.
As one of the top film schools in the nation, the Academy looks forward to preparing film school students to do what they love.
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